New Mexico driver's examination

Number of tests: 16
Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 18
Directions: Persons applying for a first-time New Mexico driver license, or those with licenses expired for one year or more, must pass the knowledge written test. This test is not required if you have a current out-of-state driver license. Persons with a current out-of-country license are required to take the written test. State offices typically do not allow the written test to be taken after 3pm to ensure the applicant has sufficient time to complete the test.

The knowledge test consists of 25 multiple choice questions that are important to the safe operation of a motor vehicle and New Mexico laws and driving practices. The questions are based on the information provided in the manual.

A passing score consist of at least 18 correct answers.
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Passing grade —
7 or fewer errors
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1.
You are on the freeway and traffic is merging into your lane. You should:
Make room for the merging traffic, if possible
Assert your right of way by driving faster
Always slow down and maintain your position
2.
This sign means:
Divided highway ends.
One-way traffic ahead.
Two-way traffic ahead.
Keep to the right.
3.
When approaching a four way stop, a motorist arriving at the intersection must yield right-of-way to motorists who arrived before him, waiting his turn to enter the intersection.
True
False
4.
Which of the following is not considered safe driving on an interstate system?
slower traffic must keep to the right
change lanes without signaling
if you miss your exit you must go to the next exit
5.
A diamond-shaped sign is a:
Road hazard sign.
Interstate route sign.
School crossing sign.
Speed limit sign.
6.
Crosswalks are
Always indicated by horizontal pavement markings.
Always indicated by vertical pavement markings.
Always unmarked.
Either indicated by pavements markings or are not marked at all.
7.
This sign means:
Left turn yield on green
One-way
Cattle crossing
Two way left turn
8.
A driver should be extra alert for motorcyclists, bicycles, and pedestrians because:
They’re hard to see in traffic.
They obey different traffic laws.
They have the right-of-way.
They don’t have a rearview mirror.